Telemedicine Helps Hospitals Double Revenue
Hospitals that used telemedicine technology and referred patients to children’s facilities saw their revenue increase significantly, according to research published this month in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health.
For the study, researchers retrospectively examined billing information for patients transferred from 16 hospitals that used telemedicine. They compared information before and after implementation of telemedicine tools from July 2003 to December 2010.
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